Svetlana Dikina Appointed General Manager at Biesterfeld Russia


Hamburg, Germany - 18 December, 2018
Svetlana Dikina became General Manager at Biesterfeld Rus in Moscow, Russia. In this position, she is responsible for all Russian business activities of the divisions Biesterfeld Plastic, Spezialchemie and Performance Rubber.

As graduate chemist with an MBA, Svetlana Dikina started her career in R&D in the area of cosmetics, household and oral care. She also gained sales experience in this area to later work successfully in distribution as Business Manager Personal, Home, Oral Care for Russia. This professional background enabled her to gain tremendous insights into the Russian market and she equally developed a deep understanding of managing a business with the eyes of a professional distributor.

The development of the business activities of Biesterfeld Rus is an exciting challenge and an opportunity to combine my deep product know-how with my sales expertise”, states Svetlana Dikina. „Together with my team, I will fully exploit our growth potential.

We are very happy, to welcome Svetlana Dikina to our team. With her broad range of knowledge, business experience and personal passion she is the ideal person to lead our activities in the Moscow office”, says Peter Wilkes, Managing Director Biesterfeld Spezialchemie.

About Biesterfeld Spezialchemie
Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is one of the leading international distributors of specialty chemical products and solutions worldwide. The product portfolio focuses on the requirements of selected industries, including personal care, healthcare, paints and coatings, adhesives, polyurethane, construction, nutrition, electrical, electronics and energy. As a partner to leading global suppliers, the company is represented in Europe and Latin America and provides solution-orientated, technology-based expertise as well as customised solutions. Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is part of the Biesterfeld Group, which has been active as a trade and service company for 112 years. With over 40 locations worldwide, the mainly family-owned group is one of the leading distributors for plastics, rubber, and basic and specialty chemicals.

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